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Hobby School Student/Alumni Organizations and Social Media

Student Organizations

Government Internship Alumni Network - Texas: student organization comprised of former and current Hobby School interns providing internship and employment connections to better prepare students for careers in public service and civic engagement

Facebook Group: Master of Public Policy - Hobby School of Public Affairs: Facebook group for past, present, and future students of the MPP program

Pi Alpha Alpha: global honor society for public affairs and administration

  • For more information on the UH Pi Alpha Alpha chapter, visit the group's Get Involved page on the UH Center for Student Involvement site.

Alumni Organizations

Twitter: Hobby School of Public Affairs Alumni Association: Official Twitter account for the alumni-run alumni association

LinkedIn: Hobby School of Public Affairs Alumni Association: Official LinkedIn account for the alumni-run alumni association


UH Resources

Athletics: students get free access to UH sporting events

Bookstore: official UH Bookstore for textbooks and UH apparel

Campus Recreation & Wellness Center: exercise equipment, fitness classes, sports clubs, pools, and much more

Cougar Card: official student ID used to access campus resources

Dining Services: on-campus dining options and meal plans

Health Center and Counseling and Psychological Services: health and counseling services

M.D. Anderson Library: excellent study spaces and research services

Police: security escorts and lost and found

Parking & Transportation Services: parking permits and other transportation

Scholarships & Financial Aid: provides financial assistance to students through grants, loans, and scholarships

Student Center and Satellite: restaurants, study areas, bookstore, student organizations, bowling alley and game room, and much more

UH Campus Map: detailed map of the UH campus showing buildings, parking areas, and other amenities

UH Graduate Catalog: UH Graduate School academic policies and procedures

University Career Services: resume/interview help and career fairs/workshops

University Information Technology: AccessUH login system, CougarNet computer accounts, UH e-mail, software downloads, and much more

University Registrar: provides registration and enrollment records, includes in-state residency verification, transcripts, and diplomas

Writing Center: writing consultations and workshops


Other Resources

Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM): nonprofit organization dedicated to improving public policy and management by fostering excellence in research, analysis, and education

Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA): nonprofit organization of graduate education programs in public policy, public affairs, public administration, and nonprofit management

GovernmentJobs.com: browse federal, state, and municipal jobs and internships

International City/County Management Association: locate job opportunities with city and county governments

Opportunities in Public Affairs: search for legislative, public affairs, and public relations jobs in Washington D.C. and nationwide

PublicServiceCareers.org: find jobs and internships, career advice, and information on degrees in public service and public affairs

USAJobs.gov: federal government's official jobs site

Visit Houston: search for Houston-area attractions, events, restaurants, and much more